NASPA Alabama

Welcome to the NASPA website for the great state of Alabama! This website serves as a resource for NASPA members within the state of Alabama regarding all that is NASPA on the national, regional, and state levels. You may find information here about volunteer opportunities, scholarships, research, the state Drive In Conference, and much, much more! We invite you to look around the website to explore opportunities to engage with NASPA-AL. You can also connect with us on Facebook (Naspa Alabama) and Instagram (@naspaal).

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the NASPA-AL website. I encourage you to see all that we have to offer and find ways to get involved at the state, regional, and national levels. Let me know how I can help.

Chris Jones
Alabama - State Director


One of the best resources available to you is the wide range of professional development opportunities available through NASPA. Our signature, annual event is the Drive In Conference which brings professionals together from around the state for a day of networking, learning, and recognition. Please save the date for 2021! The conference will be hosted on January 29, 2021 at The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


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NASPA Alabama seeks to support graduate students and new professionals to attend the NASPA Region III Summer Symposium. Two scholarships for $500 (total of $1,000) will be awarded to two current graduate students or new professionals to support conference attendance. The 2020 scholarship recipients have been selected; members interested in the 2021 award are encouraged to follow @naspaal on Instagram for the latest updates on opportunities and deadlines.

Questions? Contact Jessica Brown (NASPA-AL Secretary/Treasurer) via e-mail at

Get Involved

Want to get involved? There are multiple leadership opportunities within the state to support members seeking to broaden their experiences and contribute to the profession. 

For more information on leadership opportunities, contact the Alabama State Chair, Chris Jones, for more information!

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Newsletter Archive

The NASPA-AL Newsletter serves as an on-going resource for members and other professionals seeking to connect and share resources, updates, volunteer opportunities, and more. Submissions are welcomed and must be submitted by the 15th day of the month. Submit an update, article, or opportunity by emailing

2020 Newsletters

March Edition

April Edition

June Edition